Established in 2007 and based at the University of Michigan and Boston University, the Healthy Minds Network for Research on Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health (HMN) is is led by a interdisciplinary team of scholars from public health, education, medicine, psychology, and information sciences. Taking a public health approach, HMN generates and shares research on the mental health of young people.
HMN is dedicated to improving the mental and emotional well-being of young people through innovative, multidisciplinary scholarship. HMN addresses the connection between the mental health of adolescents and young adults and their health behaviors, physical health, and social, educational, and economic outcomes. Through it its rich array of research projects (the Healthy Minds Study, HMS Secondary Schools, iAIM Edu, and more) and strategic partnerships (the JED Foundation, Active Minds, Mary Christie Foundation, etc…). Our network proudly serves as a resource for secondary and higher education administrators, researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and the public.